Cusco Photography Workshop

February 24 to March 2, 2019 Schedule

Day 1: Sunday, February 24

Arrival in the morning and rest time until noon. After lunch we will have an introduction to the workshop followed by a guided walk around the Plaza de Armas and the surrounding streets.

Day 2: Monday, February 25

Early morning walk around the city before breakfast. After breakfast we will cover the fundamental technical and artistic aspects of photography. After lunch we reconvene to discuss flash photography and to a photo shoot with models. You will learn basic techniques for portraiture.

Day 3: Tuesday, February 26

After breakfast we depart for our fieldtrip to Maras, Moray and Chinchero. We should be back in the hotel after lunch. We will cover the histogram, white balance and the mid-tone gray in the afternoon.

Day 4: Wednesday, February 27

Early morning walk before breakfast. Photo shoot with models. After lunch we will discuss the fundamentals of editing with Adobe’s Lightroom.

Day 5: Thursday, February 28

Visit to the Sacsayhuaman fortress and surrounding sites in the morning. After lunch we will cover High Dynamic Range (HDR) photography, smartphone photography and long exposure techniques.

Day 6: Friday, March 1

In the morning we continue editing in Lightroom. After lunch we do a general review of key concepts learned, followed by a walk around the city. In the evening we will have a special presentation about pre-Columbian musical instruments.

Day 7: Saturday, March 2

Presentation of selected images, wrap-up and Q&A. Departure for the airport.

The cost includes the following:
• Lodging for six nights
• Breakfast and lunch each day
• Transportation to/from the airport
• Transportation for the field-trips
• Tickets to visit the various sites
• Guides and photo shoot models
• Tuition

Looking forward to seeing you in Cusco!